Making the Most of Your Kitchen Waste

The kitchen is undoubtedly one of our homes’ messiest and most waste-prone areas. Kitchen waste accounts for a significant portion of the waste we produce in our homes. To combat this, clever rubbish removal strategies must be employed in all our homes to improve how we handle our waste and better protect the environment around us. There are many approaches to managing the waste in the kitchen, the majority of which are simple and inexpensive. Here are a few of the most effective techniques.

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We’ve all heard it before, but it cannot be overstated; we need to ensure we recycle everything we possibly can! Throwing recyclables out is never a good idea, as they will ultimately end up wasting away in our landfills instead of being put to good use. Make sure to separate recyclable materials such as plastic, paper, and glass into a separate bin for the rubbish collection services so they can be recycled into newer products.

Installing A Rubbish Disposal Unit

Food disposers are attached to the kitchen sink drain, allowing you to get rid of everything you don’t need to recycle or keep around in one convenient location. Rubbish disposal units are relevantly cheap and can significantly minimise the amount of kitchen waste you throw to the curb each week.

Waste Compactors

In contrast to food disposers, compactors are free-standing appliances typically installed beneath kitchen counters. While they are a little more expensive, they are far more effective at rubbish removal. In fact, a few of the larger devices can compact as many as six waste bags into a single bag.

Composting Organic Waste

Kitchen waste is made up of primarily organic materials, making composting a fantastic option. Compositing is one of the easiest ways to get rid of kitchen scraps and is perfect for those of you with a green thumb. Leftover veggies and other organic materials can be composted to aid in fertilising your property’s soil and improve the health of your garden and house plants. Even if you’re not a gardener, you may have a neighbour who would be more than willing to take these scraps. When it comes to waste management in the kitchen, it’s one of the simplest and most effective methods.

What Kinds of Kitchen Waste Are Suitable for Composting?

Essentially as organic kitchen waste is suitable for composting. Fruits and vegetables are excellent for improving the soil’s nutrient and moisture content. Oils, meat, and bones should all be avoided when composting.

How Do You Recycle Kitchen Waste for Your Garden?

A garden is an excellent place to bury your food wastes and allow them to compost underground as a natural waste management system. Store your cooking waste in a plastic bucket with a tight-fitting lid. Once you’re ready to start your compost pile, dig a 30cm deep hole in your garden and fill it halfway with your collected kitchen waste.

It’s time to Start Tackling Your Kitchen Waste Issues

As you can see, there are many ways to tackle kitchen waste, but we wholeheartedly believe composting is the way to go. You will not only remove waste but also foster a healthy garden. Sooner or later, your garden will reap all your homemade compost benefits. With the amount of produce and plants you’ll get from these healthy gardens, you’ll need one of our green garden waste bin hires. Contact Bookabin today for all your bin hire needs!

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